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Grants We Funded

In 2017, The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) awarded 27 Investigator-Initiated projects and allocated $809,578 to support the newest, clinically relevant research in plastic surgery.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons/PSF leadership is committed to continuing to provide high levels of investigator initiated research support to ensure that plastic surgeons have the needed research resources to be pioneers and innovators in advancing the practice of medicine.

Research Abstracts

Search The PSF database to have easy access to full text grant abstracts from past PSF-funded research projects 2003 to present. All abstracts are the work of the Principal Investigators and were retrieved from their PSF grant applications. Several different filters may be applied to locate abstracts specific to a particular focus area, or PSF funding mechanism.

Tissue-Engineered Lymph Node Transplantation for the Treatment of Lymphedema

Catherine Ly MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Tolerance Induction to Composite Tissue Allotransplantation

Xin Xiao Zheng MD · University of Pittsburgh

Transfected Adipose Stem Cells for Peripheral Nerve Repair

Wesley Sivak MD · University of Pittsburgh

Transgenic Adipose Stem Cell-Mediated VEGF Delivery

R. Michael Johnson MD · Wright State University

Treatment of Peripheral Nerve Injury with P7C3

Stephen Kemp PhD · The Hospital for Sick Children

T-regulatory Mediated Immunosuppression after Lymphatic Injury

Swapna Ghanta MD · Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow: A Cost-Utility Analysis

Jae Song MD · The Regents of the University of Michigan

Ultrasonic Harvest of Adipose Tissue for Cell Therapies

Bret Schipper MD · University of Pittsburgh

Upper Extremity Biomechanics Following Breast Reconstruction

Daniel Lyons MD · University of Michigan, Section of Plastic Surgery

Utilizing Double Negative T Regulatory Cells to Induce Tolerance

Dong Zhang · University of Pittsburgh